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Counsellor – Child & Youth Mental Health and PEACE program

Position Description:

Permanent Part-time Employment Opportunity at the North Kootenay Lake Community Services Society. An exciting opening for a Counsellor to work with children and youth.

As the Child and Youth Counsellor, you will provide comprehensive evidence-based services for children and youth under the age of 19, and their parents and caregivers, residing in Kaslo and the surrounding area.  You will work closely with members of the counselling team, referring agencies and community partners.  Clinical supervision will be provided. 24 hours per week. Wage starting at $24.64/hour.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in a related social services field or a lesser degree with a combination of training and experience
  • Able to be registered or licensed with an appropriate provincial body.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and skills in assessment and treatment of children and youth who experience mental, emotional and behavioural problems.
  • Demonstrated experience providing individual, group, and family, psycho-educational and brief therapy.
  • Demonstrated consultation and liaison skills with external agencies.
  • Driver’s licence and access to a vehicle for work purposes.

How to apply:

Please email the Administrator at North Kootenay Lake Community Services Society with your resume: administrator@nklcss.org

For more information, view their job posting.

The position will remain open until a suitable candidate is hired.  Only those shortlisted will be contacted